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BP selects Jupa’s Subsea Cleaning Solution for Egypt's Taurus-Libra field

Posted: September 16, 2017 at 1:49 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Jupa, a Norway based company, has entered into an agreement with BP to deliver SolidCitric cartridges and associated adapter tooling for the Taurus-Libra field in Egypt. The SolidCitric products are specialised tooling for cleaning of subsea equipment experiencing calcareous scaling. Endre Birkeland, managing director of Jupa said; “This is our first international delivery and a […]

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El Molla confirms acceleration of West Nile Delta Phase 2

Posted: June 14, 2017 at 4:50 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Petroleum Ministry is committed to start production from phase two of BP’s West Nile Delta (WND) concession ahead of the 2019 scheduled date, Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla said, according to Al Masry Al Youm. BP wants to bring the development’s Fayoum and Giza fields on stream end of 2018, with a daily production […]

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Infographic: West Nile Delta – Taurus / Libra, Egypt (BP)

Posted: May 10, 2017 at 9:56 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The WND development consists of five gas fields across two BP-operated offshore concession blocks, North Alexandria and West Mediterranean Deepwater.  Production from the five fields is expected to reach up to 1.3 billion cubic feet a day (bcf/d), equivalent to about 30 per cent of Egypt’s current gas production. All the produced gas will be […]

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BP starts production from West Nile Delta eight months ahead of schedule, production 20% above plan

Posted: May 10, 2017 at 9:34 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP today announced that it has started gas production from the first two fields, Taurus and Libra, of the West Nile Delta development in Egypt. The project was delivered eight months ahead of start-up schedule and under budget. First gas was exported to Egypt’s national grid on 24 March 2017 and the commissioning of all […]

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First gas from West Nile Delta contributes to DEA’s growth

Posted: May 10, 2017 at 9:08 pm   /   Oil & Gas

• Production from the West Nile Delta (WND) project commenced. • First gas ahead of schedule and production above plan. Production from the offshore WND gas fields commenced on 24 March 2017 from the first two fields, Taurus and Libra. Nine wells have now been commissioned and the fields are currently producing at a flow […]

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Subsea 7 moves through order book

Posted: April 16, 2017 at 1:59 pm   /   Oil & Gas

With fabrication under way for Phase Two on the Giza, Fayoum, and Raven fields, Subsea 7 says the last stage of the offshore campaign is in progress for Phase One of the West Nile Delta project on the Taurus and Libra fields, located in the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea. The company’s work on […]

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BP begins producing 600 mmcf/d of natural gas from North Alexandria

Posted: April 9, 2017 at 12:06 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP began producing 600 mmcf/d of natural gas from the Taurus and Libra fields in its North Alexandria concession last week, up from 200 mmcf/d at the end of last month, unnamed sources tell Al Borsa. (Source:

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Interview with Egypt’s Minister of Petroleum Tarek El Molla (BP Magazine)

Posted: March 26, 2017 at 3:09 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt has faced challenges to its energy supply in recent years, but is looking ahead to new opportunities to revive domestic production. The country’s minister of petroleum and mineral resources Tarek El-Molla talks to BP Magazine about a new era of investment, how Egypt is well-placed to become a regional energy hub on the eastern […]

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Minister of Petroleum visits BP's North Alexandria Gas Projects and reviews progress

Posted: March 14, 2017 at 5:01 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egyptian Minister of Petroleum, Eng. Tarek El Molla, visited North Alexandria to follow up on project developments in gas fields located in the Mediterranean’s deep water. Bernard Looney Chief Executive of BP for Exploration and Production, and BP North Africa Regional President Eng. Hesham Mekawi accompanied El Molla during his visit to the project’s site. […]

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BP to process 600 mmcfd of WND gas at Shell’s Burullus treatment plant

Posted: March 6, 2017 at 1:20 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP is bringing 600 million cubic feet per day (mmcfd) of gas from West Nile Delta (WND) project’s Taurus and Libra fields in North Alexandria onstream and will process them at Shell’s Burullus gas treatment plant by the end of April, an unnamed source told Al Borsa. The sources say Shell will charge BP USD […]

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